NORTHWEST TERRITORIAL MINT
USN USS Jefferson City SSN-759 Coin
The USS Jefferson City is a Los Angeles Class (Improved) attack submarine. It was commissioned The USS Jefferson City (SSN-759) on February 29, 1992 under Commander Russell Harris. The keel laid down by Newport News Shipbuilding & Drydock Co., Newport News, VA, on September 21, 1987. It was christened the USS Jefferson City on March 24, 1990, at Newport News Shipping Yard, Virginia, and launched on August 17, 1990. The sub's sponsor is Mrs. Susan A. Skelton, wife of Missouri Congressman Ike Skelton. Jefferson City is assigned to the US Pacific Fleet and is homeported at San Diego, CA.
This coin honors and salutes the USS Jefferson City, and all personnel who have served aboard her. Minted in a brass alloy, this coin is given an antique brass finish, and embued with enamel in the bold colors of the insignia of the 14th district. The reverse contains an engraving plate suitable for a name and rank or personal message. This coin comes packaged in a polybag with a detailed header card.